AIS and VHF Transceiver
AIS (Automatic Identification System) receives real-time vessel traffic information broadcasted by other AIS equipped vessels. Using the optional MA-500TR or MXA-5000,
the AIS data can be overlaid on the plotter and radar screen.
DSC call (VHF transceiver required)
The MarineCommander has the capability to be connected to compatible Icom VHF transceivers.* Various types of DSC calls, including individual, group, all ship, position and
polling request*, can be initiated from the Marine Commander. Received DSC messages and position information can be shown on the other plotter display.
IC-M604A/M802 firmware upgrade version, IC-M504A compatible version or IC-M412 is required.
Type of transmitting DSC calls are depending on the connected VHF
AIS & VHF Transceivers